Four Week Online Masterclass

We are delighted to announce that we will be offering a 20 day (4 week) online asana masterclass from our academy in Rishikesh. We will begin Monday 12th April. The course will consist of 5 daily classes (Monday-Friday) each week.Β  […]

Satya – the Search for Truth

satya, giving selfless service to students on 200 hour yoga teacher training rishikesh

People often like to stand for something, protest against injustices, campaign for peace etc. But first, we must find truth within. Reacting against exterior situations, when you have not reconciled with yourself, will lead to nothing but violence (on the inside as well as on the outside)

Ahimsa – the Path of Non-Violence

yoga teacher performming his sadhana with an inner glow from ahimsa

Ahimsa is the first of the five vows depicted in the yamas. The yamas are the first of the eight limbs presented in the yoga sutras of Patanjali. Iyengar refers to them as β€˜universal vows’ (Iyengar, 143, 1993) in his commentary on the sutras, and thus, should be adopted by all yoga practitioners. They act as a framework on which all forthcoming practice can flourish.

The Story Of Om Yoga Academy

kelly and satver yoga teacher training rishikesh

Om Yoga Academy is a school in the holy town of Rishikesh. It is run by husband and wife Kelly and Satver. They have always wanted to share this wonderful practice and have spent their lives teaching and helping others realise and experience that same joy.